Madeline Hunter is a nationally bestselling author of twenty-four historical romances and one novella. Hunter is a seven-time RITA finalist, and two-time RITA winner. Twenty-three of her books have been on the USA Today bestseller list, and she has also had titles on the New York Times printed list, Publishers Weekly list, and the Waldenbooks paperback fiction list. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. In a parallel existence to the one she enjoys as a novelist, she has a PhD in art history and teaches at an East Coast university.